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A cathedral is a Christian church that houses the bishop, while a church is a structure or building that facilitates the meeting of Jesus Christ’s followers. Their history can be traced back to the apostolic times.
In the Notre Dame Cathedral there are five thousand (5,000) gargoyles.
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Age of Notre Dame It depends on to which part you are referring? Construction began in 1163. The choir was finished in 1182 followed by the Nave in 1208, and the towers sometime between 1225-1250. Other minor alterations and additions were carried out until the initial completion of construct…
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It has been a "tradition" as long as people have believed in God. The idea is to present yourself to God in a respectful and humble way. "Sunday Best" means that you want to express that humility and respect, and at least temporarily, be your best. Another view: When Moses met God on the Mountain…
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Maurice de Sully, bishop of Paris, decided to build a new cathedral for the expanding population, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Although construction started in 1163, it was not completed until roughly 80 years later in about 1240s. Built in an age of illiteracy, the cathedral retells the stories o…
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Answer it was used to a church Notre Dame is a cathedral, it is still used today, and is the seat of the Archbishop of Paris.
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Answer The Irish slave trade began when James II sold 30,000 Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. His Proclamation of 1625 required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies. By the mid 1600s, the Irish were the main slaves sold to Antigua a…
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Gargoyles A LOT OF THE GARGOYLES WERE USED TO ALLOW RAIN WATER TO RUN OF THE ROOF AND KEEP THEM FAR OFF THE WALLS THEY WERE ALSO USED TO KEEP OFF EVIL SPIRITS FROM THE HOLY CATHDRAL
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Answer There are three, one each in the North and South transepts and a small one above the main portico.
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Old Swedes Church is in Wilmington, Delaware. See the Related Links for for the website link.
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Midtown Manhattan: 460 Madison Avenue, near Rockefeller Center, south of Central Park.
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because it is very old, (construction started in 1163) has many amazing sculptures and gargoyles, and has been the place of many significant events, king Louis VI was crowned in 1431, Joan of Arc's mother begged for her daughter's life in 1455 and Napoleon was elected Emperor in 1804
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If it is the Church that was the site of the Massachusetts convention that met to ratify the Constitution of the United States in January and February of 1788, then it is one of the Nation's most hallowed shrines. The gathering of aristocrats and farmers showed what tempered, but ardent, discourse …
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Builder of Notre Dame Notre Dame de Paris was built atop the sacred groves of the Celts, who held their services on the island on the Seine, by the Romans. A basilica dedicated to St. Etienne was constructed there around 528 by Childebert. A Romanesque church replaced the basilica and it stoo…
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First you need a bishop. A Cathedral is a special sort of church that has significance in being the center of a diocese. Technically, it is a place to hold a 'cathedra', which is the term for the bishop's throne. Answer: After Christ's death his disciples organized themselves into congregations, m…
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Certain teachers in the church (Acts 15), who are commonly called Judaizers, were trying to impose the Law upon the Christians. Paul stressed that we are saved by Grace and that now the Gentiles are given Grace and not judged under the law, thus a conflict arose concerning meats sacrificed to Idols …
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He crowned himself emperor at his December 1804 Coronation, but had already declared himself the Emperor in May.
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i think you should think Maurice De sully! i am not sure that this is the correct answer though!
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It was finished being built in 1354 monkeys pineapple hi wold im looney pop;)
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There is no record of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Montreal, Canada. There is Cathedrale de lÕImmaculee-Conception in Edmundston, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Former Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Grand Falls, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in …
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At first gargoyles were used as drain pipes because they did not want to building to suffer water damage. In the sixteenth century the lead drainpipe was invented and now the gargoyles are only used for decorative purposes.HOWEVER, superstition says that gargoyles are meant to ward off evil spirits.…
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The St. Louis Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in the United States. The first structure was built in 1718 out of wood, and then in 1725 brick was added and the church was made larger.
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Some time before 67AD, according to historians and the Bible (Acts 28:14) The Catholic religion had extended into Rome at that time, and after the martyr of Peter in 67 AD, the disciples stayed there and continued to evangelize.
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Washington National Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the seat of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Washington D.C., and was built between September 29, 1907 and September 29, 1990. The building is entirely of masonry construction, consisting of over 1…
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He was killed in Canterbury Cathedral.
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"Tradition has it that Notre-Dame's first stone was laid in 1163 in the presence of Pope Alexander III." (quoted from the linked website)
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Location of Notre Dame Yes, it is. See link.
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A famous cathedral in Paris
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I am asking the same question? Maybe because it is known as the Cathedral of Paris and is really important. Try looking into its history that's what I am doing.
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it is used for aliens to land on earth and take over the world
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It is a Catholic Cathedral, built in 1163. Currently it contains the cathedra (official chair) of the Archbishop of Paris.
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Answer Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife, died on 7th January 1536 and was buried at Peterborough Cathedral in the County of Cambridgeshire, England.
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The figure of Bishop Sigurd holds the heads of his three nephews. The legend goes the nephews were decapitated, their heads placed in a bowl, and thrown into the river. They Bishop found the heads and they told him what had happened. The story of Saint Denis goes he was beheaded and carried his own …
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The Latin word basilica (derived from Greek, Basiliké Stoà, Royal Stoa), was originally used to describe a Roman public building (as in Greece, mainly a tribunal), usually located in the forum of a Roman town. In Hellenistic cities, public basilicas appeared in the 2nd century BC. Basilicas were …
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Two: Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, both on charges of adultery.
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The Notre-Dame Cathedral is 852 years old it celebrated it's 850th birthday in 2012. They started building in 1162. If you want to find out more about the Cathedral visit this site www notredamedeparis fr
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There were many people who might be considered leaders who helped set up the early Christian church. Jesus was the person who actually founded the church, but describing him as having "helped set it up" seems an inaccurate description. In my opinion, a good candidate for that role would be Paul, who…
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In the Bible they said that JESUS rose on Sunday because Saturday was the sabbath day. The right day to go to church is the sabbath..which is Saturday the 7th day of the week
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Notre dame literally means our lady -- referring to the Virgin Mary.
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The façade features four statues by Jean Mone, made in 1512-1513, on the middle level: Saint Mitre (carrying his head); Saint Mary Magdalene, (carrying a flask of perfume); the boy-bishop Saint Louis of Toulouse (d. 1297), the brother of Robert of Naples, Count of Provence 1309-43; and the other Sa…
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In the Roman Catholic Church, a basilica is a designation for an important church building. A basilica is designated by the pope to buildings that carry special spiritual, historical, and architectural significance. Once a basilica -- always a basilica. A basilica may or may not also be the cathedra…
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The St Mary is the only 16th century warship on display anywhere in the world. Built between 1509 and 1511, she was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favourite of King Henry VIII. Ha ha wrong answer the real answer is the titanic Not!!!!!!! at least i don't thinks
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the St. Basil's cathedral was built in 1555.
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Great question. So what were the problems Brunelleshi faced during construction. The first being the most obvious, How were they going to lift the massive weight of the stones and ribs. How to keep the dome from collapse during construction and how to this without any centering. He used a double w…
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by stones
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Building of Prague Castle started in 9th century, construction of St Vitus Cathedral began in 14th century
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The St. basil's cathedral was built in 1555.
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In a historic floor plan of a church, the area between the altar rail and the pews is a boundary where the floor of the chancel is higher than the floor of the nave. The sanctuary can be the front part of the church where the service is conducted or it can mean the nave and chancel together.
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The cathredal is constructed of stone, primarily and of course wood where necessary.
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they didnt aliens did
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it is in france
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Answer The Meeting of the Estates General Answer I assume you are referring to the one that occurred just before the French revolution. Louis XVI had gotten into massive debt due to his excessive lifestyle and funding of the American Revolution and needed to raise a lot of money. Before …
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The University of Notre Dame was founded in 1842 and created the town of Notre Dame, IN with a post office on campus
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Shakespeare's family was of the wealthy merchant class or petty gentry. His mother's family was gentry and Shakespeare worked hard to raise his father's status by getting him a grant of arms.
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In the physical Churches on Sunday for an hour and a half with no holy terror of God and could care less whether they offend him or even provoke him. We need to worship him, Deut.6:13 for starters, with a holy terror, the antithesis of the secure - once saved, always saved.
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There are many cathedrals named "Notre Dame," both in France and in other French-speaking countries. The cathedral known as Notre Dame de Paris was built between 1172-1340. The cathedral known as Notre Dame de Chartres, as it stands today, was built between 1194 and 1260.
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The Ile de la Cite, Paris, France
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remembered chiefly for his victory over the French in Canada and establishing British rule there
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Presuming you mean Notre Dame de Paris, entrance to the Cathedral is free; to climb the 370-odd stairs to the tower costs 7.40 euro.
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Answer A cathedral is the principle church in a diocese, and with which a bishop is officially associated. The word comes from the Latin for 'seat' - as it was where the bishop's throne was kept.
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The Investiture Controversy was about the question who was to have the final say in the appointment of bishops, a country's ruler or the Pope. Even in the times before Gregory VII this had been an almost continuous bone of contention. In principle there was no argument that a bishop was first of all…
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notre dame is 122ft tall since 1383
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There is a large shrine to Thomas a Becket at Canterbury - one of the most important British saints.
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i don't know that's why im on the internet trying to find it if u cant find it any were else.....i don't know what to say but good luck.
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St. Basil's Cathedral was built and desinged by Postnik Yakovlev.
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That is what a Middleman does, he know who makes things and sells them to someone who wants them. He is called a Wholesaler - the sale of object from a manufacturer to a retailer
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Formerly in the Jerusalem Temple (destroyed by the Romans in the 70s CE); presently in synagogues.
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Four knights stormed into Caterbury Cathedral where Becket was praying. At first they did not attempt to kill him although that was the end result. One of the knights struck him, cutting off the top of his head. Blood and brains went everywere and after they had literally slaughtered him his body wa…
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James Watt improved on the design of early steam engines. His patented inventions included a separate water-cooled chamber for condensing steam, dramatically improving the efficiency of steam engines that were developed at the beginning of the industrial revolution.
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The people who killed Thomas Becket were 4 knights of King HenryII because they over heard a conversation saying that the king wanted Thomas gone. To show their loyalty they went to the cathedral.The knights tried to get Thomas out of Whatever the King said, it was interpreted as a royal command, an…
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1789 because they didnt have enough churchesthe Notre Dame was actually built in 1163 to celebrate mass for christians
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St Pauls Cathedral in London was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. sir christopher wren
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well the Notre Dame is not special in my eyes so wyh r u caring about it all of a suddan its not like its in america
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The bright, colorful, onion domes.
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to praise him
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Gargoyles serve as drain spouts on the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. They are also visual reminders to the people to continue to attend mass, give tithes and live a "holy" life or else...
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Filippo Brunelleschi
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it depends... which cathedral, there are a lot of cathedrals in the world!
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How did king henry effect the protestant church?
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A cathedral has bishops and priests but a church only has priestsRoman Catholic AnswerThe only thing that makes a church into a cathedral is the presence of a "cathedra". The cathedra is from the Greek for chair, and in the church refers to the stool, seat, chair, or throne of a bishop in his cathed…
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Leonardo devinci
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where is the tomb gone to from st pappins ground,s.
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Filippo Brunelleschi, born in Florence Italy.
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first off, they are the best football team ever and secondly, the forward pass was invented at notre dame and usc sucks
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Reason Notre Dame Cathedral Is FamousBig, beautiful, center of Paris and took over 100 years to completeAlso, one of the many reasons this cathedral is so important is because it was the first cathedral built with flying buttresses. Flying buttresses are what help the cathedral to be so tall.
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They were made for various reasons. They were centers of worship and looked to as places of comfort in times of trial and tribulation. The populace often looked to them as a symbol of the grandeur of their God. However, politically speaking, a spirit of one-upmanship sometimes was present. Sometimes…
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The short answer is a "transcept". how the hell am i ment to know go ask ur grandad
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Filippo Brunelleschi
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The modern day history of Jehovah's Witnesses began in 1879. Beginning in July, of that year, Charles Taze Russel began publishing a monthly religious journal Zion's Watch Tower and Herald of Christ's Presence. The magazine is now published semi-monthly under the name.
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The oldest church/cathedral in the world is Holy Etchmiadzin in Etchmiadzin, Armenia. It was built by the order of St. Gregory the Illuminator and completed in 303 A.D. For more information visit: http://66.208.37.78/index.jsp?Sid=1&id=2361&pid=2360 The following was the original answer..…
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Filippo Brunelleschi created the Dome. No one else could figure out how to makae it so that it wouldn't fall in on itself, but Filippo was a genius and created a lantern style structure to keep the dome from falling inFilippo Brunelleschi designed the dome of the Florence Cathedral. The cathedral, o…
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The building of the cathedral of Notre Dame involved several different architects, though none definitively linked by name. One would be Pierre de Montreuil. During the later years of construction, Pierre de Chelles and Jean Ravy are also mentioned.
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ConstructionIn 1160, having become the "parish church of the kings of Europe", Bishop Maurice de Sully deemed the current Parisian cathedral unworthy of its lofty role, and had it demolished shortly after he assumed the title of Bishop of Paris. According to legend, de Sully had a vision of a glorio…
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President Woodrow Wilson's tomb is located on the south side of the Cathedral's nave, on the main level.Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy ("The Miracle Worker"), U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull, and President Wilson's second wife, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson are all interred in the Cathedral's col…
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At it's highest point, it stands 275 feet tall.
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It took about five years to finish the construction of the Washington cathedral but the creation of the rose window is not listed separately in that process. Additions to the cathedral are on-going and as late as 2011, work was being accomplished on the church.
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